Pottery Kebab (Testi Kebab)
As for eating out in Cappadocia
, Cappadocia offers variety of dining opportunities to its visitors
from traditional tastes of central Anatolia
such as lamb dinner (testi kebab) served at the popular cave restaurants in very authentic ambiance to Turkish, International, Mediterranean & Indian cuisine
The traditional lamb dish named "testi kebab"
which means "pottery kebab"
is the most renown dish in the Cappadocia region. The lamb dish is made with lamb and vegetables like aubergine and potato
put inside a pot (pot's mouth is closed with dough) and than cooked about 2 hrs.
The dish named "Oskar"
specific to Avanos, made of stewed dried beans
is also another very popular dish in Cappadocia.
Travellers may also eat fish and mezes
at the popular restaurants set on the banks of the Red River (Kizilirmak).
, roasted flour and butter, mixed with sugar and egg and cooked with water or milk on low fire, is a popular traditional dessert in Cappadocia